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All the Cool Details We Spotted Inside the Olympic Village in Tokyo

Olympians get access to dermatologists, free haircuts, and more!
As fanfare over the Tokyo 2020 Olympics continues to sweep the globe, athletes take center stage, pumping years of blood, sweat, and hard work into their respective events, in hopes of taking home a medal for their countries. When they’re not chasing
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How the Philippines' Olympic Roster Is Shattering Gender Stereotypes in Sports

It could cancel the 'kababae mong tao' thinking that has permeated our culture and more, says a gender studies professor.
In a particularly patriarchal society, we've long been conditioned into boxing things into gender roles—this is for men, this is for women. Anyone who doesn't conform to these standards is seen as outlandish.It's a way of thinking that's long seeped into sports.For
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9 Filipino Olympic Athletes Who Have Won Medals

From Teofilo Yldefonso to Hidilyn Diaz, here are the Filipino athletes who competed on the international stage and brought back a medal (or two).
The Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics have begun, and excitement is at an all-time high. While we've gotten to know the Filipino athletes who are competing under Team Philippines in Japan, it's worth looking back at the Filipinos who have won medals in
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Here's the Real Reason Why Olympians Bite Their Medals

We finally know why!
It’s a familiar sight on Olympic podiums, winning athletes biting their medals with triumphant grins plastered on their faces, while the world watches on, the act already routine to them. Though most viewers won’t question it anymore the way no one would
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Hidilyn Diaz Can Now Travel the World for Free and for Life

Now that's a perk worthy of a gold medal.
Sure, Hidilyn Diaz might be coming home to a cash prize worth over 30 million pesos after her victory at the Tokyo Olympics. She's also receiving a house and lot, and a multi-million-peso condominium in the city at that. Those are all
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10 Things You Need to Know About Olympic Gold Medalist Hidilyn Diaz

Meet the real life weightlifting fairy!
The entire country united in jubilation when weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz won the Philippines its first-ever Gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, 97 years into joining the quadrennial meet. The Filipina memorably beat out her Chinese competitor to cement herself in the history